Brooklyn’s Micro-Cconomy

How the borough will look in five years  If Brooklyn was not a borough of NYC, it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. As the borough of Kings slips out of Manhattan’s shadow, we see that the pillars that most define…

Spotlight on Retail

Much of Brooklyn’s job growth has spiked on retail as a potent combination of critical mass and their spending power is attracting the biggest players to the borough.According to the Center for an Urban Future’s Jonathan Bowles, approximately 11,000 retail jobs have been added there…

Looking Ahead to 2013

 Coming out of 2012, the strong rental market continues to drive up the value of development sites. How is this actually playing out? An investor signs a contract on a deal and he can flip it for a few percent more a few months later. We’re…